Bulbophyllum didymotropis Seidenf. 1979 SECTION

Plant and Flower in situ Thailand Photos by Tripetch P.


Common Name The Two-Keeled? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Yunnan province of China and Thailand at elevations of 1400 to 1600 meters as a miniature sized, mat forming, cool growing epiphyte with close set, flat, discoid pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, from near the center, sessile, alost heart shaped leaf that blooms in the later summer on a 1.2" long, including the pedicel and ovary, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;